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Finance and Operations Coordinator

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Trevor Noah Foundation
Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing Date:
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Open

About the Organisation

Established in 2018, The Trevor Noah Foundation (TNF) envisions a world where education enables the youth to dream, see, and build the impossible. We achieve this through improving equitable access to quality education for youth in Southern Africa. The two key programmes are the Khulani Schools Programme, partnering with schools and implementing organisations to co-create solutions to holistic needs, and the Education Changemakers Programme, which aims to equip leaders in the education sector with the skills, attitudes, and networks needed to effect change in their schools in communities.

About the Job

Reporting to our Assistant Director of Finance and Operations, the Finance and Operations Coordinator will be responsible for accounts (invoice and claims processing, accounts receivables), events support (budget and logistics support), financial management (budgeting and monthly management accounts) HR (payroll and remission of statutory payroll-related taxes) and general administrative support.

Key Responsibilities

Accounts

  • Assist the Assistant Director of Finance and Operations with all aspects of general data entry, sourcing and compiling financial information from the accounting system, including but not limited to VAT, Payroll, Taxes and Donor Funding

  • Responsible for all verified data entry into the accounting system in an accurate and timely fashion

  • Loads correct and accurate beneficiary information

  • Keep accurate banking, payment and receipts records

  • Check and process all travel advances and claims for team members

  • Record journals in the financial system

Financial Management

  • Perform other financial management activities as required

Projects Supports

  • Assist the project team with logistics, procurement, and petty cash/payments for events

  • Assist project team with administering claims from project partners

Donor Reports

  • Manage incoming donations acknowledgements

  • Perform donations reconciliations

Other Operational Support

  • Manage procurement and logistics activities for the foundation

  • Perform other operational support activities as required

  • Manage the Asset Register

  • Manage insurance portfolios

Requirements

  • Diploma in (Accounting/Financial Management/Econ.Sci) or equivalent tertiary qualification.

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a related field

  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and e-mail. Advanced MS Excel skills a plus

  • Experience working with project financials and donor financial and administrative reporting requirements (desired)

  • Experience in bookkeeping to trial balance in Sage Evolution or a similar online system.

  • Detail oriented, results-driven and independent workers encouraged to apply.

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Friday 20th May 2022 to callum@actionappointments.co.za.

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About the Organisation

Established in 2018, The Trevor Noah Foundation (TNF) envisions a world where education enables the youth to dream, see, and build the impossible. We achieve this through improving equitable access to quality education for youth in Southern Africa. The two key programmes are the Khulani Schools Programme, partnering with schools and implementing organisations to co-create solutions to holistic needs, and the Education Changemakers Programme, which aims to equip leaders in the education sector with the skills, attitudes, and networks needed to effect change in their schools in communities.

About the Job

Reporting to our Assistant Director of Finance and Operations, the Finance and Operations Coordinator will be responsible for accounts (invoice and claims processing, accounts receivables), events support (budget and logistics support), financial management (budgeting and monthly management accounts) HR (payroll and remission of statutory payroll-related taxes) and general administrative support.

Key Responsibilities

Accounts

  • Assist the Assistant Director of Finance and Operations with all aspects of general data entry, sourcing and compiling financial information from the accounting system, including but not limited to VAT, Payroll, Taxes and Donor Funding

  • Responsible for all verified data entry into the accounting system in an accurate and timely fashion

  • Loads correct and accurate beneficiary information

  • Keep accurate banking, payment and receipts records

  • Check and process all travel advances and claims for team members

  • Record journals in the financial system

Financial Management

  • Perform other financial management activities as required

Projects Supports

  • Assist the project team with logistics, procurement, and petty cash/payments for events

  • Assist project team with administering claims from project partners

Donor Reports

  • Manage incoming donations acknowledgements

  • Perform donations reconciliations

Other Operational Support

  • Manage procurement and logistics activities for the foundation

  • Perform other operational support activities as required

  • Manage the Asset Register

  • Manage insurance portfolios

Requirements

  • Diploma in (Accounting/Financial Management/Econ.Sci) or equivalent tertiary qualification.

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a related field

  • Proficiency in MS Office tools (e.g., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and e-mail. Advanced MS Excel skills a plus

  • Experience working with project financials and donor financial and administrative reporting requirements (desired)

  • Experience in bookkeeping to trial balance in Sage Evolution or a similar online system.

  • Detail oriented, results-driven and independent workers encouraged to apply.

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Friday 20th May 2022 to callum@actionappointments.co.za.